Resources to Notice & Note Author Ideas

Resources to Notice & Note Author Ideas

Once students understand the different reader voices in their heads (Reading Voice & Thinking Voice), they can begin to use that knowledge to build comprehension while they read. For research note-taking, use the following graphic organizers to aid students as...
Put Research Topics to the Test

Put Research Topics to the Test

Rather than tackling a massive research assignment that consumes numerous weeks and concludes with only one paper, consider providing students multiple, smaller, research experiences. For these smaller research papers, you can boost student motivation by having kids...
Rethink the Possibilities When Using Search Sites

Rethink the Possibilities When Using Search Sites

It’s no secret that there are many search sites to utilize when researching a topic. Finding the right one to meet your needs, however, is often a challenge. Students may encounter problems when searching because their spelling is incorrect or the information is...
Teach Research Writing in Smaller Mini-Units

Teach Research Writing in Smaller Mini-Units

Teach Research Writing in Smaller Mini-Units March 13, 2013 | [Writing] Research writing done in classrooms today looks much different than when we went to school. Gone are the days of World Book Encyclopedia in hardback sets. Gone are the days of limited access to...